Since I lived in ex Yougoslavia, I knew the Djilas` biography quite well. I even read the minutes of the Central Committee`s session of the KPJ (Communist Party of Yougoslavia)... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Lucijan Rejec
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I have read many of Djilas' works and this one was written for the western readers who are craving information about decadent behavior by Stalin and his closest assistants. Read morePublished on April 29, 2012 by Former YU pioneer
stalin is one of my all times' favourite dictators. this book is a good choice if you're his fan and want to get closer and more personal with him.Published on January 22, 2012 by #359
Milovan Djilas was a leading member of the Yugoslav Communist Party until he had a fall out with Tito and became a dissident. This book, however, is about earlier events. Read morePublished on October 16, 2010 by Ashtar Command
The author was a supporter of Stalin,but some times he became an opponent. Therefore I found the book interesting.Published on July 23, 2010 by ayoow114
A SUPERB BOOK BY A MAN WHO WAS AN INSIDER AND CAME TO REALIZE, ALMOST TOO LATE, THE HORROR OF SOVIET COMMUNISM, EXEMPLIFIED BY STALIN. Read morePublished on February 17, 2006 by RBI
Djilas was among the top leaders of the new emerging Yugoslav Republic after the Second World War.His voyages to Moscow were of extreme importance to Yugoslavian communists and for... Read morePublished on January 26, 2005 by Ogun Eratalay
Djilas' first hand account of events, keen observations and great writing style combine to give you much more insight about communism and Stalin than you would expect from a book... Read morePublished on October 15, 1999 by Eduardo Veiga